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November 11th, 2009

Too Much Space Junk Makes Astronauts Sleep in Escape Pods

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The fact that it was close enough that the crew slept in the pods is telling. As more debris orbits the planet along with the ISS, there will be more instances of nights spent in the pods. It is enough of a concern that scientists are even looking into nanotechnology for ways to deflect space junk.

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